Journal articles about the town

A bibliography of articles about Stratford from Warwickshire History can be found here.

The downloadable articles below are included because they may be difficult to locate elsewhere online.

HISTORY
Bearman, Robert (2007) The Early Reformation Experience in a Warwickshire Market Town: Stratford-upon-Avon, 1530-1580. Midland History, 32(1), 68-109.
Bingham, Peregrine and Jardine, David (1833) Report on the Corporation of Stratford-upon-Avon. Reports from Commissioners on Municipal Corporations in England and Wales, HMSO, pp.117-122.
Bloom, J. Harvey (1915) Medieval Stratford, A topographical essay. Herald Office, Stratford upon Avon, 24pp.
Eggington, Richard (2013) Stratford's Reluctant Charities: The Story of the Guild and College Estates. Stratford Town Trust, 56pp.
Halliwell-Phillipps, James O. (1883) Memoranda on the Present State of the Birth-place Trust. Herald Office, Brighton, 16pp.
Hodgson, Arthur (1876) Clopton and the Cloptons. Journal of the British Archaeological Association: First Series, 32(2), 238-242.
Martin, J.M. (1982) A Warwickshire Market Town in Adversity: Stratford-upon-Avon in the 16th and 17th centuries. Midland History, 7(1), 26-41.
Rahtz, P. (1970) A possible Saxon palace near Stratford-upon-Avon. Antiquity, 44(174), 137-143.
Wellstood, Frederick C. (1920) Rambles among the Old Records of Stratford-upon-Avon. Lecture to the Shakespeare Club, reprinted from the Stratford Herald.
Winterburn, John (1984) History of St Andrew's Parish Shottery. Duplicated typescript, 60pp.

BUILDINGS
Bearman, Robert (2000) Stratford's Fires of 1594 and 1595 Revisited. Midland History, 25(1) , 180-190.
Corelli, Marie (1904) The Threatened Vandalism at Stratford-on-Avon. The Tatler, Issue 171, October 5, p.11 and Issue 172, October 12, p.47
Fox, Levi (1952) Some New Sidelights on Stratford-upon-Avon's Medieval Guild Buildings. Trans. Birmingham Archaeological Soc., LXX, 48-59.
Gomme, Andor (1964) The Townscape of Tourism. The Architectural Review, 5 August, 113-118. 
Lloyd, Terence H. (1961) Some Aspects of the Building Industry in Medieval Stratford-upon-Avon. Dugdale Society Occasional Paper No. 14.
Porter, Stephen (1976) Fires in Stratford-upon-Avon in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. Warwickshire History, 3(3), 97-105.

CHURCH
Brailsford, William (1882) The Clopton Monuments at Stratford-on-Avon. The Antiquary, Vol. 5, 206-208.
Britton, John (1836) Architectural Essay on the Church and Chancel of Stratford-on-Avon. The Analyst, Vol. 4, 266-270.
Knowles, E.H. (1854) An Architectural Account of the Collegiate Church of the Holy Trinity. Appendix in Neil, S., The Home of Shakespeare Described (Warwick: H.T. Cooke, 1862) pp.75-80.
Puddephat, Wilfrid (1958) The Mural Paintings of the Dance of Death in the Guild Chapel of Stratford-upon-Avon. Trans. Birmingham Archaeological Society, Vol. 76, 29-35.

SHAKESPEARE
Brown, Ivor (1964) Bardolatry, then and now. The Whitbread Magazine.
Christian, Garth (1964) Shakespeare as a Countryman. Country Life, April 23, 978-980.
Mulryne, Ronnie and Mairi Macdonald (2016) Skulduggery! How Shakespeare's skull was stolen and found. Friends of Shakespeare's Church, 52pp.

PEOPLE
Gepp, C.G. (1894) A short Memoir of Emily Minet. Rivington, Percival and Co, London, 95pp.
McFarland, Patricia (1971) William Wells Quatremain, a Stratford Artist. Warwickshire History, 1(6), 25-31.
Shelley, Henry C. (1916) The Pictorial History of Shakespeare's Birthplace. The Connoisseur, 203-209.
Fryde, Natalie M. (1971) John Stratford, Bishop of Winchester, and the Crown, 1323–30. Historical Research, 44(110), 153-161.
MacDonald, Sandra A. (2021) J.O. Halliwell-Phillipps, Charles Edward Flower and the Shakespeare Autotypes Controversy. Warwickshire History, 18(4), 169-191.

RAILWAYS
Barrie, D.S. (1933) The Stratford and Midland Junction Railway. The Railway Magazine, Vol. LXXII, No. 430, April, 235-242
Beacock, D.A. (1956) On the S.M.J. by Freight Train. The Railway Magazine, April, 227-230
Copsey, John (2004) Operations at Stratford-upon-Avon, Part 1. Great Western Railway Journal, Vol. 7, No. 52, 182-222.
Harrison, W.M. (1935) The Stratford and Moreton Railway. The Railway Magazine, Vol. LXXVI, No. 452, February, 113-118
Hudson, Robert (1890) The Story of the Stratford and Moreton Tramway. Typed manuscript, 12pp.
Turner, Chris (2005) Operations at Stratford-upon-Avon, Part 2. Great Western Railway Journal, Vol. 7, No. 53, 285-296.